Ryanair announces new Manchester route to Denmark

Billund Legoland

Budget airline Ryanair has today announced a new route from Manchester to Billund, in Denmark, with a four-times weekly service commencing in April, as part of its Manchester Summer 2019 schedule.

The airline’s Summer schedule from Manchester includes 63 routes in total, with eight new routes to Bordeaux, Billund, Gothenburg, Kyiv, Marrakech, Marseille, Nantes and Thessaloniki, which will deliver more than 5.4m customers through Manchester Airport.

Ryanair’s head of communications, Robin Kiely, said: “Ryanair is pleased to announce a new Manchester route to Billund, commencing in April, which will operate four times weekly, as part of our Manchester Summer 2019 schedule.”

Billund is a town in central Denmark which is popular with tourists, young and old, as it is best known as the birthplace of Lego bricks, featured in the Legoland Billund theme park.

Nearby, Lalandia in Billund water park, has a tropical aquadome.

Sculptures line a path along Grindsted stream in Skulpturpark Billund.

North West of the town, Karensminde Agricultural Museum showcases farm work in the 18th and 19th centuries.

And the town also boasts Givskud Zoo, to the North East.

Manchester is host to a Legoland Discovery Centre, at the Intu Trafford Centre, which benefited from a £1m makeover in 2017.